UAR interviews Chloe Rackham about her diabetes
We interviewed Chloe just before World Diabetes Day 2010.
The Nobel Prize-winning discovery of insulin in 1920-21 at the University of?Toronto is one of the most spectacular examples of the contribution of animal?research to medical progress. Many millions of people with diabetes are alive?and well as a result -- as are many diabetic dogs. Surgeon Frederick Banting and?graduate student Charles Best found that injections of pancreatic cell extracts?relieved diabetic symptoms in dogs. The extracts contained insulin, which was?then purified using a technique developed in rabbits. Read more on our?websites:?http://m.fashiteksms.com/your_health/insulin_for_diabetes and http://www.animalresearch.info/en/medical/timeline/isolationofinsulin
2010, Animal Experiments, Animal Research, Animal Testing, Chloe Rackham,?Diabetes, Insulin